Tesla Motors again struck a chord with the sleek Model 3 electric car but it's still not enough to compete on price and convenience with mass market gas-powered cars, says auto tech researcher.
The vacuum cleaner maker faces the same challenges as Elon Musk against the big auto players – so maybe it's time to try a different road.
Tesla's new Model 3 may be the kick the electric car industry needs to expand, with pre-orders exceeding expectations.
American consumers just aren't prioritizing fuel efficiency in a time of low gasoline prices. Is there a way to reverse the trend and make progress on climate change?
A thought experiment: how will people view mobility and personal vehicles once we have electric, autonomous vehicles in the future?
Obama's proposal to add $10 tax to crude oil raises the thorny question of whether the U.S. can continue to fund its highway infrastructure with a fuel tax that hasn't changed since 1993.
'Energy productivity' is the new buzz-phrase in energy and climate policy, what even is it?
Will China end up eating the lunch of the current crop of global car manufacturers?
Just because we've got electric supercars, doesn't mean it's the only way to a greener future.
Allowing infrastructure to take over the job of keeping our vehicles running sends us further down a troublesome road.
As electric vehicle fans, Tesla's customers are a key cog in the company's marketing machine. How much pull will they have as Tesla makes the Model 3 for a broader – and tougher – crowd?
Bond's nemeses usually want to destroy the planet but this one might help save it.
Tesla's sports SUV may be for the wealthy elite, but it will start in motion a process that will see electric vehicles reach the masses.
How electric cars are becoming popular – not just among environmentalists but old-school petrol heads too.
Elon Musk of Tesla Motors wants to build an affordable, mass-market electric car. What can Tesla learn from another auto innovator – Henry Ford?
If you want to kick-start the "electric superhighway" in Queensland then it makes sense to start in a populated area with the busiest traffic.
Cars are dirty and wasteful. Large fleets of autonomous taxis could cut emissions and reduce inefficiency.
Everyone wants a better battery for longer run-time on electronics and driving range for EVs. What's the most likely successor to today's lithium-ion batteries?
The Tesla Model S is only as green as its electricity source - which is not very in brown-coal powered Victoria.
Battery prices are falling faster than anyone expected: that's good news for solar power and electric cars.